Christopher W. Crawford
Christopher W. Crawford

November 30, 1965 - March 18, 2020
Born in Mason City, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, Iowa
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Chris Crawford, 54, of Urbandale, IA passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Chris was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, love of golf and the Hawkeyes, as well as his kindness and loyalty to those he loved.

He is survived by his wife, Nan; his children, Olivia (Matt Cruz), Georgia and Dominic Crawford, Simon (Abbie), Eli (Olivia), Susie, Sally, Clara, Frannie and Alice Gaul; as well as his grandchildren, Xavier Cruz, Wesley, Waverly and Gus Gaul; his brother, Craig Crawford and Craig's daughter, Delaney; his sister, Caron McCallister (Scott) and their children, Ben, Nick and Cassidy; and his mother, Mary Ann Crawford (Larry Shuff). He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Crawford.

A public celebration of life will be held at a later date. A private family vigil service will be held 3 p.m..Sunday, March 22 at Iles Westover Chapel and live streamed through the Iles website. Please come to Chris' obituary page on the Iles website after 2:45 p.m. Sunday to join with the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or to Holy Trinity Catholic Church to honor Chris's memory.

Iles Note ** Because public gatherings have been limited to 10 people or less, services for Chris will be private at this time. Friends and family will gather soon to celebrate his life. We encourage friends to share their sympathies with his family using online condolences available on this website, sending cards and making telephone calls. It is important you let the bereaved know you support and care for them, until the time you are able to express your sentiments in person.**






Live streamed Family Vigil
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, March 22, 2020
3:00 PM


Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wildwood Hills Ranch
2552 Union Ln,
St Charles, IA United States 50240